Quick Facts
Capital City Kampala
Population 37 million
Area 241,038 sq kms
Highest Point Ruwenzori Mountains – 5,109 m
Main Language English, Swahili
Currency Uganda Shilling
General Information

Home to almost half of the world’s surviving mountain gorillas, Uganda is one of Africa’s best destination to track and see gorillas in their natural habitat.

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.

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